Shell-model Monte Carlo studies of fp-shell nuclei

K. Langanke, D. J. Dean, P. B. Radha, Y. Alhassid, S. E. Koonin

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We study the gross properties of even-even and N=Z nuclei with A=4864 using shell-model Monte Carlo methods. Our calculations account for all 0Latin small letter h with stroke configurations in the fp shell and employ the modified Kuo-Brown interaction KB3. We find good agreement with data for masses and total B(E2) strengths, the latter employing effective charges ep=1.35e and en=0.35e. The calculated total Gamow-Teller strengths agree consistently with the B(GT+) values deduced from (n,p) data if the shell-model results are renormalized by 0.64, as has already been established for sd-shell nuclei. The present calculations therefore suggest that this renormalization (i.e., gA=1 in the nuclear medium) is universal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)718-725
Number of pages8
JournalPhysical Review C
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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